Today there were also 702 recovery cases. Altogether there are already 778,912 patients recovered from the disease in the national territory.
The region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, with 267 new infections, is the area of the country with the most new notifications, with 45.1% of the total diagnoses.
The epidemiological situation report, with data updated until midnight yesterday, indicates that the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo is the one that registers the highest number of accumulated deaths related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus with 7,135 (+6 of than yesterday), followed by the North with 5,305 deaths (+4), Centro (2,999, +1) and Alentejo (970, =). At least 353 (=) dead were recorded in the Algarve.
There are 29 (=) deaths recorded in the Azores. In Madeira there were 68 deaths (=) associated with the disease.
Throughout the national territory, there are 538 inpatients, 20 less than yesterday, and 129 in intensive care units (ICU), two more than on Wednesday.
According to the DGS bulletin on the epidemiological situation, there are 26,543 active cases of infection in Portugal – 121 fewer than yesterday – and 15,950 people under surveillance by the authorities – 150 more than the previous day.
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The North region is the area of the country with the highest number of accumulated infections, with 330,823 (+150), followed by the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region (311,729, +267), the Centro region (117,204, +41), Alentejo (29,115, +35) and the Algarve (20,739, +64). In the Azores there are 4,072 cases (+9) and in Madeira there are 8,632 cases (+26).
What does the risk matrix tell us?
Portugal has an incidence of 65.3 cases of SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 infection per 100,000 inhabitants and an average transmissibility index R
Most affected age groups
The highest number of deaths is concentrated among people over 80 years old, with 11,112 (+6) registered since the beginning of the pandemic, followed by those between 70 and 79 years old (3,576, +2), between 60 and 69 years (1,502, +2), between 50 and 59 years (460, +1), 40 and 49 years (152, =) and between 30 and 39 years (41, =).
There are still 12 deaths (=) registered between 20 and 29 years old, two (=) between 10 and 19 years old and two between 0 and 9 years old.
The data indicate that, of the total fatalities, 8,849 are male and 8,010 female.
The age group between 40 and 49 years old has the highest incidence of cases, accounting for a total of 136,808 cases (+99), followed by the age group between 50 and 59 years old, with 122,035 cases (+82 ), and the age group of 30 to 39 years, with 117,939 (+86). Soon after, the 20- to 29-year-old age group appears, with 117,430 infections (+85).
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3725.58 men have been infected and 449,470 women, with 286 people not known.
Summary table of today’s epidemiological data
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COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, is an acute respiratory infection that can trigger pneumonia.
The disease is spread by a new virus detected in late December in Wuhan, a city in central China.
DGS monitors the situation regarding the expansion of the new coronavirus and recommends:
- In Portugal, if you have symptoms of respiratory disease and have traveled from an area affected by the new coronavirus, the authorities advise you to contact Saúde 24 (808 24 24 24). If you go to a health unit, you must immediately inform the security or administrative staff.
- Avoid close contact with people suffering from acute respiratory infections; avoid close contact with those who have a fever or cough;
- Wash your hands frequently, especially after direct contact with sick people, with detergent, soap or alcohol-based solutions;
- Wash your hands whenever you blow, sneeze or cough;
- Avoid direct contact with live animals in markets in areas affected by outbreaks;
- Adopt respiratory etiquette measures: cover your nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing (with a tissue or with your arm, never with your hands; throw the tissue in the trash);
- Avoid consumption of raw animal products, especially meat and eggs;
- Follow the recommendations of the health authorities of the country where you are located.
AFP’s latest balance sheet
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has killed at least 2,816,908 people worldwide since the WHO detected the disease in the People’s Republic of China in late December 2019, according to the daily balance sheet by France-Presse . More than 128,851,200 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed since the pandemic began.
On Wednesday, another 11,979 deaths were reported and 637,012 new cases were reported worldwide. The countries in which the most deaths occurred in the last balance sheets are Brazil with 3,869 deaths, the United States (1,076) and Poland (620).
In total, the United States is the country most affected both in number of deaths (552,073) and in number of contagions (30,460,836) according to the count made by Johns Hopkins University.
After the United States, the countries most affected by the health crisis are Brazil, with 321,515 dead and 12,748,747 cases; Mexico with 203,210 deaths (2,238,887 cases); India with 162,927 deaths (12,221,665 cases) and the United Kingdom with 126,713 deaths (4,345,788 cases).
Among the countries hardest hit, the Czech Republic is the one that regrets the most deaths considering the total number of inhabitants, with 248 deaths per 100 thousand inhabitants, followed by Hungary (215), Montenegro (202), Bosnia ( 201) and Belgium (199).
Europe still totals 958,025 deaths and 43,866,034 cases; Latin America and the Caribbean 783,527 deaths (24,835,522 cases); the United States and Canada 575,024 dead (31,440,882), Asia 272,465 dead (17,928,489 cases), the Middle East 114,137 fatalities (6,524,825 cases); Africa 112,733 deaths (4,217,914 contagions) and Oceania 997 deaths (37,535 cases).
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